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Accounting Research on Financial Reporting and Regulation


Special issue call for papers from Asian Review of Accounting

Guest Editors:
Dr. Wenxia Ge, University of Manitoba, Canada
Dr. Lihong Liang, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY, USA

Financial reporting quality and firms’ information environment are among the most commonly studied and discussed issues in accounting literature.  With the changes in regulations and operational environment worldwide, financial reporting quality and the usefulness of financial information to users remain critical issues that need to be further explored.  The Editors of the Asian Review of Accounting are pleased to announce a call for papers for Special Issue on Accounting Research on Financial Reporting and Regulation.  Studies that can highlight the effect of the regulatory differences or uniqueness of operational environment on firms’ information environment are encouraged. Potential topics of this Special Issue include, but are not limited to:
•Financial analysts;
•Corporate governance;
•Accounting restatements;
•Earnings management;
•Corporate social responsibility disclosures;
•Value relevance of financial information.

The submission deadline is January 15, 2016 and the accepted papers are expected to be published at the end of 2016. ScholarOne submissions will open shortly. Submitted papers should not have been published or in the review process of another journal.  The format of the paper needs to follow the guidelines of the Asian Review of Accounting.  All the papers need to be submitted through the submission system http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ara and specify that the paper is for the special issue in the cover letter.  If you have any question, please contact the guest editors Dr. Wenxia Ge at [email protected] and Dr. Lihong Liang at [email protected]